Hampered by outdated systems and infrastructure in need of repair, the John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City has found a friend in New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
The state of New York is pouring big money into making its central territory an international draw for unmanned aerial system (UAS) innovation. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Nov. 10 that $30 million in public funds would be applied toward the creation of a 50-mile-long research corridor to aid in... read more
One of the nation’s most powerful economic engines is sputtering.
If you're a fan of all things aeronautics, then you might want to try your hands at a Smart airport hackathon called #hackDub taking place at Dublin Airport this April.
Learn about DOT's Smart City Challenge, where the winning city can secure up to $40 million in funding to connect transportation assets into an interactive network.
Big-city airports aren't just massive travel hubs today; they're also evolving into critical nodes of the 24/7 global economy - creating jobs, connecting workers and suppliers, and building infrastructure. Their enlarged role is seeding communities in the way that maritime ports once defined... read more
Tourism industry professionals all want to be ‘China Ready’ and enjoy a slice of the world’s largest outbound tourism market - we read about Chinese tourists, we hire experts, we even go to China on study tours to better understand the unique needs of this market.
Atlanta area transit agency MARTA is on the verge of approving a contract to install cell phone and Wi-Fi access in all of its stations and tunnels. Once the contract is let, a six-month pilot project would start in January 2016 at the Five Points, Peachtree Center and Georgia Dome/Georgia World... read more
Cities must treat platforms like Airbnb as partners in finding new regulatory solutions, rather than casting them as the problem.
It wasn't that long ago that designing the travel experience was the responsibility of the travel facilitators themselves, but the widespread adoption of smartphones and tablets over the last eight years has created vast opportunities for technology giants in the travel sphere.